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Bryan, Blackshear, LTG USA(Ret).
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Home Town Alexandria
Last Address Silver Spring, MD
Date of Passing Mar 02, 1977
Location of Interment U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates Not Specified
Last Known Activity He was in charge of all Japanese Internment Camps and German POW Camps in CONUS during World War Two.
Served as the US Army's first permanent Provost Marshal General. He turned the Office of the Provost Marshal into a post - war organization with charge over US Army military investigations, the Military Police and the US Army MP School.
From 1960 - 1965, he served as the first president of the Nassau Community College in Long Island, NY.
MOS 2615-Organization & Equipment Planning Officer
Location Not Specified
Country/State District Of Columbia
United States Department of War Details
The War Department existed from 1789 until September 18, 1947, when it split into Department of the Army and Department of the Air Force and joined the Department of the Navy as part of the new joint National Military Establishment (NME), renamed the United States Department of Defense in 1949.